John Conaghen – Repeat Sex Offender – Sexually Violent Predator

“Even though the victims have some relief knowing the judge imposed such a severe sentence, they’ll live with the memory of what was done to them forever.”


A Johnstown man was sentenced Friday to 20 to 40 years in state prison for repeatedly sexually abusing a boy and trying to molest a girl.

John Conaghen, 46, of the 300 block of Daniel Street, was determined by Judge David Tulowitzki to be a sexually violent predator likely to re-offend.

Under the state Megan’s law, Conaghen will be required to register his address with the state police for the rest of his life after he is released from prison.

Conaghen asked for time to report to the county prison, but the judge denied that request after Assistant District Attorney Kelly Callihan expressed concern that the defendant might be a flight risk.

Conaghen was taken to the county prison by sheriff’s deputies to begin serving his sentence until he is transferred to a state facility.

Under a plea bargain, Conaghen pleaded guilty to involuntary sexual intercourse in incidents involving the 10-year-old boy, who was a family friend.

Johnstown Juvenile Officer Julie Wagner alleged that several incidents occurred prior to and during June 2007.

In the other case, Conaghen pleaded guilty to corrupting the morals of a 10-year-old girl in the fall of 2003.

Wagner alleged that the defendant had pulled down the girl’s underpants, but the girl had fought him off.

Callihan said after the sentencing, “Even though the victims have some relief knowing the judge imposed such a severe sentence, they’ll live with the memory of what was done to them forever.”

Defense attorney Jerome Kaharick tried unsuccessfully to challenge the predator finding by the judge.

“25% of all sex offenders re-offend within 15 years”
………Sarah Tofte

John Conaghen – Repeat Sex Offender – Sexually Violent Predator

“Even though the victims have some relief knowing the judge imposed such a severe sentence, they’ll live with the memory of what was done to them forever.”


A Johnstown man was sentenced Friday to 20 to 40 years in state prison for repeatedly sexually abusing a boy and trying to molest a girl.

John Conaghen, 46, of the 300 block of Daniel Street, was determined by Judge David Tulowitzki to be a sexually violent predator likely to re-offend.

Under the state Megan’s law, Conaghen will be required to register his address with the state police for the rest of his life after he is released from prison.

Conaghen asked for time to report to the county prison, but the judge denied that request after Assistant District Attorney Kelly Callihan expressed concern that the defendant might be a flight risk.

Conaghen was taken to the county prison by sheriff’s deputies to begin serving his sentence until he is transferred to a state facility.

Under a plea bargain, Conaghen pleaded guilty to involuntary sexual intercourse in incidents involving the 10-year-old boy, who was a family friend.

Johnstown Juvenile Officer Julie Wagner alleged that several incidents occurred prior to and during June 2007.

In the other case, Conaghen pleaded guilty to corrupting the morals of a 10-year-old girl in the fall of 2003.

Wagner alleged that the defendant had pulled down the girl’s underpants, but the girl had fought him off.

Callihan said after the sentencing, “Even though the victims have some relief knowing the judge imposed such a severe sentence, they’ll live with the memory of what was done to them forever.”

Defense attorney Jerome Kaharick tried unsuccessfully to challenge the predator finding by the judge.

“25% of all sex offenders re-offend within 15 years”
………Sarah Tofte

Robert Lloyd Youngblood – Convicted Whining Pedophile

“Uncle Bob” to the children in his Aliso Viejo neighborhood, added, “I hope that some day you can all find forgiveness.”

Perhaps instead he should hope that they all find peace and recovery


A child molester who secretly videotaped encounters with young children apologized to his victims Friday and said he was “embarrassed and ashamed,” moments before he was sentenced to 45 years to life in prison.

Robert Lloyd Youngblood, who was known as “Uncle Bob” to the children in his Aliso Viejo neighborhood, added, “I hope that some day you can all find forgiveness.”

He was convicted by a jury in June of 14 counts of lewd acts on children under 14, two counts of using minors for sex acts and one count of possessing child pornography.

Superior Court Judge William L. Evans said Youngblood, 65, was a “perfectly normal-looking person, who for whatever reason decided to take advantage of some young kids.”

The judge said there was no doubt that Youngblood molested children in his neighborhood after he gained the trust of their parents. “All you have to do is watch the videos,” Evans said.

Orange County Sheriff’s detectives found a collection of 57 sex-oriented home videos at Youngblood’s apartment when they showed up in February 2006 to investigate a report from a 12-year-old girl that she had been fondled during a visit with “Uncle Bob.”

His videos revealed that he used a hidden camera to capture images of his victims, including one that depicted a 12-year-old girl emerging naked from a shower.

Deputy District Attorney Nicole Nicholson said that Youngblood also spliced together his favorite scenes in a highlight, where he zoomed in on private parts of young girls and then looped the images over and over again.

Evans handed down his sentence — which he said will likely mean that Youngblood will die in prison — after he heard a victim-impact statement from the mother of one of his victims.

“We trusted him,” the woman said. “We let him into our family, and he took advantage of our general love and trust.”

She also read a letter from her daughter, who wrote, “What you did was sick and extremely dishonorable.

“You lived a life of promise, and you three it away for what? Underage girls,” the girl added. “That’s sick. That’s disgusting.”

Robert Lloyd Youngblood – Convicted Whining Pedophile

“Uncle Bob” to the children in his Aliso Viejo neighborhood, added, “I hope that some day you can all find forgiveness.”

Perhaps instead he should hope that they all find peace and recovery


A child molester who secretly videotaped encounters with young children apologized to his victims Friday and said he was “embarrassed and ashamed,” moments before he was sentenced to 45 years to life in prison.

Robert Lloyd Youngblood, who was known as “Uncle Bob” to the children in his Aliso Viejo neighborhood, added, “I hope that some day you can all find forgiveness.”

He was convicted by a jury in June of 14 counts of lewd acts on children under 14, two counts of using minors for sex acts and one count of possessing child pornography.

Superior Court Judge William L. Evans said Youngblood, 65, was a “perfectly normal-looking person, who for whatever reason decided to take advantage of some young kids.”

The judge said there was no doubt that Youngblood molested children in his neighborhood after he gained the trust of their parents. “All you have to do is watch the videos,” Evans said.

Orange County Sheriff’s detectives found a collection of 57 sex-oriented home videos at Youngblood’s apartment when they showed up in February 2006 to investigate a report from a 12-year-old girl that she had been fondled during a visit with “Uncle Bob.”

His videos revealed that he used a hidden camera to capture images of his victims, including one that depicted a 12-year-old girl emerging naked from a shower.

Deputy District Attorney Nicole Nicholson said that Youngblood also spliced together his favorite scenes in a highlight, where he zoomed in on private parts of young girls and then looped the images over and over again.

Evans handed down his sentence — which he said will likely mean that Youngblood will die in prison — after he heard a victim-impact statement from the mother of one of his victims.

“We trusted him,” the woman said. “We let him into our family, and he took advantage of our general love and trust.”

She also read a letter from her daughter, who wrote, “What you did was sick and extremely dishonorable.

“You lived a life of promise, and you three it away for what? Underage girls,” the girl added. “That’s sick. That’s disgusting.”